WWI Sailor - HMS St George

Author: J. J. Paynes's Studios, 146 Cleethorpe Road, Grimsby
Date: c1914-1918 (or before?)

A fine WWI portrait of a sailor with a 'HMS St George' tally around his cap.

HMS St George was built by C & W Earle of Hull and was launched in June 1892. She was a first class cruiser of the Edgar class.

HMS St George has an interesting and distinguished service history. She was sold for breaking up in 1920.

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